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Mt. Gox Chief Stole 100,000 Bitcoins, Hackers Claim

Cryptocurrency aficionados' ire stoked by leaked accounts showing 100,000 bitcoins remain missing.

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anon8712953534
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anon8712953534,
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3/30/2014 | 4:48:39 AM
Re: sigh
Way to go hackers! now with all that evidence provided.......... wait you mean now he can probally say that all his files were corrupted by hackers and blame them for what he did because they were stupid and trying to take vigialante justice/investigating?
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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3/12/2014 | 10:21:37 AM
Re: So much!
While I suspect not, it does make you wonder if we'll need to see a new generation of coin with a stronger backbone before a digital currency really becomes accepted.
Madhava verma dantuluri
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Madhava verma dantuluri,
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3/11/2014 | 9:29:39 AM
So much!
With the Bitcoin, so much inner security leaks opened up and hope system should be rebust.
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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3/11/2014 | 8:22:11 AM
Re: sigh
There's two sides to that (bit) coin though. The benefits of bitcoin like: instantaneous transfer, lack of fees, no requirement of middlemen, anonymity, are features that simply cannot be found anywhere in the banking system outside of cash, which is gradually going away. 

While of course there are sturdier ways to invest your money than by buying up lots of bitcoins, it shows real promise as a way of eliminating antiquated practices of institutions and governments harassing money out of people simply because they're too small to do anything about it. 
Lorna Garey
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3/10/2014 | 1:55:26 PM
Re: sigh
This is true, but also, these people have a LOT of time on their hands.
zapzapouch
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3/10/2014 | 1:50:38 PM
sigh
It's always fun watching Libertarians learn why governments and regulations exist.
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